2012 Show Features include:
- Idea Home: A fully constructed home by Creative Construction Solutions and landscaped by Morton's Landscaping will inspire visitors with ideas for building, remodeling or decorating their own home.
- Main Stage Celebrity Appearances will include Chip Wade of HGTV’s Designed to Sell and Curb Appeal the Block and Brian Baeumler host of HGTV’s popular renovation show Disaster DIY. Also, home improvement specialist Matt Fox from HGTV’s hit show Room by Room and now public TV’s Around the House with Matt and Shari.
- Garden Showcase Representing Classic TV Shows: Eighteen of Northeast Ohio’s top landscape designers will showcase their gardens inspired by classic TV shows like “Cheers!”, “Gilligan’s Island”, “Flipper” and “Green Acres”. Cocktails and refreshments will be served among the beauty of the gardens in Club Cambria Café. There visitors can vote for their favorite garden in the People’s Choice Awards sponsored by The Plain Dealer.
- Cooking Stage: Presented by The Loretta Paganini School of Cooking will house a variety of local culinary experts as themed demonstrations take place daily.
- The Pettiti Gardening Stage: Will host daily seminars about gardening in Northeast Ohio by experts in landscape design, flora and furnishing your outdoor rooms. The Pettiti Floral Mart will feature outdoor furniture, plants and more!
- Celebrity Designer Rooms: Will include several custom-designed rooms, each created by the partnership of a local celebrity and interior design business or exhibitor.
- The Belgard Landscapers Challenge: Will feature the outdoor living designs of three premier landscapers that can be voted on by show attendees.
Other features include:
- Playground World’s KidZone
- Ohio Mobile Gaming
- Networking Nights
- Plant sale (2/12 at 7pm)
- 2012 Student Model Home Design Contest Finalists
- Home Builders Association Pavilion (Purchase a $10 raffle ticket for a chance to win a $75,000 exterior makeover!)
- The Whirlpool Family Studio: Redefining the laundry room